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Patagonia

It’s been a whirlwind few months with work, the holidays, birthdays and vacation.  I’ve only just started to sort through my pictures from Chile and Argentina.  We spent the last month traveling around the Southern Hemisphere – mostly in Patagonia, hiking parts of the Paine Circuit. We did this wonderful hike through Mountain Travel Sobek – an adventure travel company we’ve used before and will continue to use again and again.  Now that we’ve been home for about a week, I’ve had some time to reflect on the pictures, some of which are shown here.  The hikes were epic and more technical than I anticipated.  Altitude was not an issue during this trip – length/duration was on a daily basis.  We averaged about 11 miles a day; and our group had very experienced hikers – those that have the time to hike difficult terrain on an almost daily basis.  Had I to do this again, I would beef up my mileage for the 2 months prior to leaving – train as I would for a …